Almanac


College is...

A buffer before you have to deal with “the real world”  Three jobs and a full class load  Vitally important to your future  Somehow still a privilege not a right  Easier than it used to be, so stop complaining  Constructed by people who used to “have it hard”  Too P.C.  Not the place to talk about race, sex, or culture  Pointless if you’re an English major  Failing to teach people to write  Pointless if you’re an arts major  Failing to teach people to creatively solve problems  Pointless if you’re a philosophy major  Failing to teach students to think of the big picture  A place to take risks, don’t be afraid of mistakes  Hugely important, so don’t screw it up  An opportunity to network for your career  An opportunity for employers to get unpaid interns  A good time to travel  An unpaid internship and tuition of at least $10,488 a year  A good time to start saving money  An unpaid internship and tuition of at least $10,488 a year  A good time to follow your passions  An unpaid internship and tuition of at least $10,488 a year  A place to make new interesting friends  But don’t fall in with the wrong crowd  A good time to figure what you want to do with your life  Only supposed to last four years so hurry up and decide  A good time to listen  A good time to learn who, exactly, is worth listening to. READ MORE

Cleopatra Girl

My Cleopatra girl, who dies and dies again, with flesh as white as pearls, who under death will always strain. And who am I, your love, clown as fool as the rest, a raven to a dove, who yet is asp upon ...

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meditation

the ethereal sounds again as i am crosslegged on the top bunk back leaned against the concrete wall painted white in the fifties, now an ivory cream. there is a bourdon in the back solid, firm, like the ...

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